Tandoori-Style Chicken Burgers
Tandoori-Style Chicken Burgers
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This burger is made with all of the seasonings and spices used in tandoori cooking, so the flavors really ring true.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds (4 to 5) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into rough chunks
    • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger (from a peeled 2-inch piece)
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
    • 1 tablespoon paprika
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • Vegetable oil, for grates
    • 4 (6-inch) whole-wheat pitas
    • 1 cucumber (8 ounces), halved lengthwise and thinly sliced on the diagonal
    • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro sprigs
    • Cumin Yogurt Sauce
    • Watermelon slices (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 330 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.74%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 160 mg 53.3%
    • Sodium: 233 mg 9.72%
    • Calcium: 274 mg 27.44%
    • Potassium: 1048 mg 29.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 19 mg 108.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 16 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.53%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 39 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 28.57%
    • Vitamin C 9.33%
    • Vitamin D 0.43%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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